Fremont Area Medical Center Offering Free Sports Physicals

By: WOWT Email
By: WOWT Email

Fremont Area Medical Center (FAMC) will provide free basic sports screens required prior to sports participation for area high school athletes, as accepted and suggested by the Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA).

Medical Center staff and local healthcare providers will conduct the exams at no charge to the student-athletes.

This year's event will be held on Tuesday, June 4, and Wednesday, June 5, at FAMC’s Rehab Department, located on the first floor of the Medical Center.
During the screens, a team of healthcare professionals, which consists of physicians, physician’s assistants, physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, certified athletic trainers, registered nurses and other medical volunteers, look for health problems and risks of re-injury from previous injuries. Screenings generally take around one hour or less, and parents are encouraged to wait in the lobby area for their child.
Athletes are asked to arrive at their school’s designated time. Students are required to bring their physical release form, which must be signed by a parent.

The schedule is as follows:
Arlington – June 5, 7:30 p.m.
Bishop Neumann – June 5, 7:00 p.m.
Cedar Bluffs – June 5, 6:45 p.m.
DC West – June 5, 6:45 p.m.
Fremont/Bergan Seniors – June 4, 6:00 p.m.
Fremont/Bergan Juniors – June 4, 6:30 p.m.
Fremont/Bergan Sophomores – June 4, 7:00 p.m.
Fremont/Bergan Freshmen – June 4, 7:30 p.m.
Howells-Dodge – June 5, 6:45 p.m.
Logan View – June 5, 6:30 p.m.
Lyons-Decatur – June 4, 5:45 p.m.
Mead – June 4, 5:45 p.m.
Mount Michael – June 5, 7:15 p.m.
North Bend – June 5, 6:00 p.m.
Oakland-Craig – June 5, 7:00 p.m.
Scribner-Snyder – June 5, 6:45 p.m.
Tekamah-Herman – June 5, 7:15 p.m.
Wahoo – June 5, 7:00 p.m.
Yutan – June 5, 7:00 p.m.
This year, athletes will also be able to check out the latest gear from Lou’s Sporting Goods, see what Midland University has to offer after graduation, and talk to a registered dietician about sports nutrition, supplements, and enhancement products.

Fremont Area Medical Center will also have information on a new sports club for high school parents and athletes. 
The schedule, physical examination form, and answers to frequently asked questions can be found on the FAMC website at the link below. For more information about rehabilitation or sports medicine services at FAMC, call (402) 727-3329.

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